Stunning victorian terrarium! I would paint this black and it would be a Beautiful home for My CharlieBoy <3

Stunning victorian terrarium! I would paint this black and it would be a Beautiful home for My CharlieBoy <3

*VICTORIAN RENAISSANCE RE VIVAL HEXAGONAL TERRARIUM ~ six canted glass sides of the top + bottom section,framed with well carved moldings. The collection of rare plants was a popular pastime + pursuit. "Collectors" would show case their field speciments at home. The terraium is a direct descendent of Wardian case (invented 1829 by Dr. Nathaniel Ward) which can closely replicate the Earth's water cycle, trapping + recycling the available moisture + encouraging growth. English, c. 1860-70.

*VICTORIAN RENAISSANCE RE VIVAL HEXAGONAL TERRARIUM ~ six canted glass sides of the top + bottom section,framed with well carved moldings. The collection of rare plants was a popular pastime + pursuit. "Collectors" would show case their field speciments at home. The terraium is a direct descendent of Wardian case (invented 1829 by Dr. Nathaniel Ward) which can closely replicate the Earth's water cycle, trapping + recycling the available moisture + encouraging growth. English, c. 1860-70.

Carnivorous tropical plants in terrariums--more modern glassware for less Victorian look? (though it pains me to describe anything as needing to be "less Victorian")

Carnivorous tropical plants in terrariums--more modern glassware for less Victorian look? (though it pains me to describe anything as needing to be "less Victorian")

A Victorian terrarium invented by London physician, Nathaniel Ward in 1829 to maintain ferns and other delicate plants in the polluted air of his London

A Victorian terrarium invented by London physician, Nathaniel Ward in 1829 to maintain ferns and other delicate plants in the polluted air of his London

garden miniature.... love the base....possible DIY for me.....I have a few big ideas...lol....

garden miniature.... love the base....possible DIY for me.....I have a few big ideas...lol....

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